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Veterinary Clinical Procedures in Large Animal Practice

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ISBN-10: 1401857876

ISBN-13: 9781401857875

Edition: 2007

Authors: Jody Rockett, Susanna Bosted

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Veterinary Clinical Procedures in Large Animal Practice is a step-by-step procedural manual that addresses the most common clinical procedures used with horses, cattle, llamas, goats, and pigs, with primary emphasis placed on horses and cattle. The text features the purpose, potential complications, and a detailed equipment list for every procedure and lists the technical steps of each procedure. It also includes a rationale column which explains, amplifies, or provides additional insight concerning each step. Topics include restraint; husbandry; physical examination; specimen collection; clinical procedures; lower limb radiographs; neonatal procedures; and surgical and anesthetic preps.…    
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List price: $149.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 6/28/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 650
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.992
Language: English

Following several years as an associate veterinarian in mixed animal practice, Jody Rockett, DVM, founded the Veterinary Technology program at the College of Southern Idaho (CSI). She currently directs the program at CSI. A past president of the Idaho Veterinary Medical Association, Dr. Rockett serves on the Idaho Board of Veterinary Medicine. She was named Idaho Veterinarian of the Year in 2010. Also the author of PATIENT ASSESSMENT, DOCUMENTATION AND INTERVENTION FOR THE VETERINARY TECHNICIAN, Dr. Rockett has presented at conferences throughout the United States and Europe, including the Association for Veterinary Technician Educators, VETTNET (Paris), Atlantic Coast Veterinary…    

Susanna Bosted owns her own practice and is a clinical instructor at the Animal Medical Clinic at the College of Southern Idaho. Ms. Bosted is a past President of the Idaho Veterinary Medical Association, and is a current member of the Idaho Veterinary Emergency Response Team.

Care and Restraint Techniques
Ropes and Knots
Key Terms
Finishing the End of a Rope
Quick-release Knot
Tomfool Knot
Double Half Hitch
Tail Tie
Braiding an Eye Splice
Rope Halters
Review Questions
Restraint Tools and Techniques
Key Terms
Complications of Restraint
Restraint of the Horse
Restraint of Cattle
Restraint of the Goat
Restraint of the Pig
Restraint of the Llama
Review Questions
Grooming and Stall Maintenance
Key Terms
Basic Grooming
Blankets and Fly Masks
General Husbandry Procedures
Identifying Feed
Review Questions
Physical Examination
Physical Examination
Key Terms
Basic History Taking
Patient Observation
Physical Examination
Female Reproductive Examination
Reproductive Examination of the Male
Examination for Legal Purposes
Review Questions
Sample Collection and Clinical Procedures
Sample Collection
Key Terms
Blood Collection
Fecal Sample Collection
Urine Collection
Respiratory Sampling
Biopsy, Aspiration, Scrapes, and Smears
Cultures and Testing
Necropsy Sampling
Review Questions
Clinical Procedures
Key Terms
Administering Oral Medications
Parenteral Administration of Drugs
Reproductive Treatments
Ocular Procedures
Identification Techniques
Review Questions
Neonatal Clinical Procedures
Key Terms
Bottle Feeding
Milk Replacers and Colostrum
Early Neonatal Care Checklist
Parenteral Nutrition of Foals
Nasal Oxygen
Routine Neonatal Processing Procedures
Review Questions
Surgical, Radiographic, and Anesthetic Preparation
Surgical Preparation
Key Terms
Surgery Team
Personal Preparation for Surgery
Instrument Pack Preparation and Sterilization
Sterilizing Instruments
Packing and Operating an Autoclave
Preparation of the Patient for Surgery
Draping the Patient Using Aseptic Technique
Cushioning the Recumbent Patient
Sutures, Needles, and Suturing Techniques
Tying and Cutting a Suture Knot
Suture Patterns
Surgical Castration of the Large Animal
Preparation of the Patient for Laparotomy
Obstetrical Procedures
Miscellaneous Common Large Animal Procedures
Review Questions
Selected Lower Limb Radiographic Procedures
Key Terms
Basic Radiographic Equipment
Basic Radiographic Safety
Hoof Preparation for Radiographs
Lower Limb Radiographs
Preparation of the Limb for Ultrasonographic Examination
Review Questions
Key Terms
Veterinary Anesthesia in Large Animal Practice
Preanesthetic Period
Stages of Anesthesia
Parameters to Monitor in All Patients under Anesthesia
Monitoring Equipment
Sedatives and Tranquilizers Used in Large Animal Anesthesia
Anesthetic Agents
Sample General Anesthetic Regimens
Field Anesthesia
Inhalant Anesthesia in Large Animal Surgery
Local and Regional Anesthetic Blocks
Review Questions
Conversion Chart
Normal Temperature, Pulse, and Respiration
Aging by Eruption of Permanent Incisors and Canines
Basic Husbandry Periods
Peritoneal Fluid Analysis of Cattle
Peritoneal Fluid Analysis of Horses
Complete Blood Count Normal Values
Blood Chemistry Normal Values
Milk Composition Chart
Common Names of Large Animals
Common Names for Leg Anatomy
Common Names for Food Animal Anatomy
Horse Vaccines
Cattle Vaccines
Goat Vaccines
Llama Vaccines
Pig Vaccines